Tag: US:FMCC

Mortgage rates dip slightly as Americans rush to refinance their home loans

Mortgage rates are flirting with another record low — and that means the boom in refinancing has not yet finished. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged...

Mortgage rates remain below 3% — but rising home prices are threatening to push buyers out of the market

Mortgage rates are still hovering around record lows, but that isn’t making buying a home cheaper for many people any longer. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage...

Mortgage rates fall to new record low — here’s why some loan applicants won’t be offered them

Mortgage rates have dipped to a record low for the second time in as many months amid the global coronavirus outbreak. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage...

3 million Americans are skipping mortgage payments, but Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will cut mortgage servicers a break

As the number of Americans requesting forbearance on their home loans rises, Fannie Mae FNMA, -1.81% and Freddie Mac FMCC, -1.53% are relaxing rules for...

Mortgage rates almost drop to another record low — here’s why a housing market slowdown won’t push them lower

Mortgage rates remained near another record low for the third straight week. If a new low comes, it may not be because the U.S. housing...